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Episode 5416 was broadcast on 1 February 2012, as part of Series 66.

Neil Hewitt played Bryn Keast, with Neil Hewitt winning 75 – 62. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Neil Hewitt Score Bryn Keast Others Max.
1 SRLDIUAIT TRAILS 6 – 0 DIALS DIARIST*, DUALIST*, LIATRIS*, RITUALS 7
2 MVREINEWP PREVIEW 13 – 7 PREVIEW WIREMEN 14
3 RGTYOAEAN GROAN 13 – 13 ORANGE NEGATORY 22
4 ZSRMOEPOS SPORES 19 – 13 posser ☓ MOPERS*, MOROSE*, OSMOSE*, POSERS*, PROEMS*, PROMOS*, PROSES*, SMOORS*, SPERMS, SPOORS* 28
5 25 4 3 7 8 6 → 981 986
(7 + 3) × 4 × 25 − (8 + 6)
26 – 20 986
(7 + 3) × 4 × 25 − (8 + 6)

RR: 981 = (25 × 7 − (8 + 4)) × 6 + 3

38
TTT BIGDRINK It'll be ready for a big drink after all that flying about. KINGBIRD
6 WDSEOCATN DESCANT 33 – 20 STANCE DOWNCASE*, DOWNCAST 46
7 SHQKOEIOC COOKIES 40 – 20 hookies ☓ CHOOKIES 54
8 NBGTAIARI BAITING 47 – 20 BITING BRAAIING* 62
9 NLSSEUOIT LESIONS 47 – 28 UTENSILS ELUSIONS*, ELUTIONS*, ENTISOLS*, LOUSIEST, OUTLINES* 70
10 75 1 4 10 4 3 → 557 558
(3 + 4 + 1) × (75 − 4) − 10
54 – 28 565

RR: 557 = (75 + 4) × (10 − 3) + 4

80
TTT FISHMICE These creatures combine to cause a lot of trouble. MISCHIEF
11 HTGNUAEIC CHEATING 62 – 36 CHEATING TEACHING 88
12 SPLOEFPOR LOPPERS 69 – 36 spooler ☓ LOOPERS, OPPOSER*, PROPELS*, PROPOSE*, SPOOFER* 95
13 LGDRAIEOV VARIED 75 – 42 GLOVED OVERLAID 103
14 50 10 3 8 2 1 → 917 917 ☓ 75 – 52 917
(50 × 2 − 8) × 10 − 3


113
15 THICDWEEB 75 – 62 BEWITCHED
(1.5 seconds)
123
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